Hogs Head Hop Slayer
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Brewed by Hogs Head Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
St. Albert, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (1544) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Aroma is caramel, roasty malts, honey citrus and lemon grass. Taste is roasty malts and caramel with a fairly well balanced hoppiness. Finishes with some tanin notes, sweet malts and slipght liquor burn. Appearance is clear brown with thin sediment in suspension.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stef57 (1) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014 does not count
Very nice Hoppy DIPA. Strong hop presence but not overpowering. Poor quite think with nice head

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_sully (446) - - AUG 24, 2014
Brown orange colour, rather clear, and with a light tan coloured head. Aroma of grass and hops.strong hop taste with sweet roughy notes and a bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2014
Deepest amber pour Ive seen from an IPA. Nice white head that faded fairly quickly. Good hoppy flavours with a very strong malt presence.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
Pours auburn, aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is much the same, it was decent, seemed a bit of a mish mash really. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RyanE (145) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 26, 2014
Dark amber pour. Some sediment. Not sure if this is intended. Toffee malt nose and hops. Not as robust as expected more malt and faint citrus hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (851) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
Deep gold amber pour. Thin head, not much lacing, pretty quick to dissipate. Fairly mild aroma, pine, some grapefruit. Taste is caramel, pine. Decently bitter finish. Good IPA overall, not spectacular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheRatKing (122) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Wondering if this beer is old, or if it is actually on lees, cause it has some serious floaties in it... ah well. Things Ive eaten in the woods has nothing on a bit of whatever this is. Pour a dark (murky) amber with a lazy and long-lasting off-white head. Great aroma of oranges and citrus and resin. Taste is bitter with a bit of balancing malt, fruity, slightly oaky. Quite good. Id like some more of this on a warm autumn day, I think.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
canuck_j (80) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle is infected. Was a gusher when poured. Has 7/8 of the glass in head. A DMS rotten egg note overpowers the big hops and malt I know this beer has from previous experience with it, including at the tap room at the brewery. It still tastes reasonably good but has a papery oxidization that threatens to take over everything. Too bad I normally like this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rob6239 (677) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2013
On Cask in Toronto. Pours great golden amber colour with decent head. Aroma is mild with pine. Taste is medium bitter. Average offering.

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